Isolation stories, books, poems, and more

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Arizona, 1961 Peter Davison is a young reporter who is investigating a series of deaths at the Bates Motel that is owned by Norman Bates, a mother-obsessed man who is blamed for a series of deaths. Can Peter survive a night there?... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 13, 2021

Reads: 51

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2021

Reads: 23

Shelves: 1

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Today, I am overwhelmed with guilt over what my alter ego has done. So many weird memories coming back to me that I am actually feeling my emotions for the first time in a long time. When it does not control me directly, I can see it often when I… Read More

Reads: 35

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A story comes to mind. When I first started to work with my current employer two years ago. We had this regular at the gas station who happened to be transgender, which one of my former coworkers did not like. It was true his reaction was childish, immature, and outdated.… Read More
I am reminded of the fact that at age thirty-two, I've never been on a date. Lately, I've been so frustrated and alone. Being forced to come to terms with being a single full-time worker still living with his parents has been hard. Who do I blame for this? Mostly… Read More

Book / Horror

July 28, 2021

Reads: 234

Comments: 1

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In 1972, in New York, Marnie Carpenter, twenty, suffers from isolation. As she gets more unhinged, several people die in the process, causing her to be doubting her sanity. The new horror novel by Robert Helliger. Read More
The late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s were the times of my life in the Valley along the Rio Grande. That was the time when darkness and shadows forewarned the human heart of the evil that man can bestow upon himself and his fellow man. Read More
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Entrapped by an AI that forces him to complete seemingly useless tasks in hope of one day to escape. Exploring the cruel relationship and betrayal between an AI that at first is seemingly friendly, but reveals its sinister beliefs as the story progresses. Trust nobody, not even yourself. Read More
Genre: Acrostic Couplet spelling “Daily Revelations”. This piece is centralized around: depression, loneliness, hurt, and emotional demise. Read More
A young man, Christopher Downing, is overwhelmed by a severe anxiety disorder that consumes his time, sabotages his relationships and threatens his life. By the end of the story, the snowstorm outside his window symbolizes his state of mental paralysis. Read More
A little chat with my neighbor. Read More

Reads: 227

Comments: 4

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Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2020

Reads: 161

Comments: 2

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Moments of weakness. Cover image: Oleg Soyka on Unsplash. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 29, 2020

Reads: 308

Comments: 2

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Reads: 196

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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A story I hate to tell... Read More
The year is 2030. Ten years ago the world was ruined by a devastating attack that impacted the world. Osaka has been rebuilt but we move overseas. England where a married man gets a letter from his disappeared wife who goes missing for a year. Tells him to come find… Read More

Reads: 213

Comments: 7

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